Andrew Marienhoff Sessler December 11, — April 17, was an American physicist, academic, former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory — , AAAS Fellow, and acclaimed humanitarian and public advocate for scientific freedom. Learn more about Dr. Sessler here. Other essay themes included the right to healthy food, impacts of climate change on human rights, and the responsible uses of emerging technologies. The essays represented wide array of scientific topics including tropical diseases, artificial intelligence, social science research, and neurotechnology. The essays covered a wide range of topics at the intersection of science of human rights, including reproductive technologies, food security, artificial intelligence, data privacy, and access to water.
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This essay competition was created to inspire students to explore connections between human rights and science, engineering and the health professions. For more details, please read below. Submissions should be written in the form of an analytical or critical paper that shows deep, careful thinking, a consideration of different perspectives, and raises thought-provoking questions. These examples are only provided to spark ideas: students are encouraged to write essays that reflect their own ideas, interests, and insights. Students who receive prizes will be asked to support AAAS stewardship of the Sessler Fund by providing feedback about their experience in the competition. For more details about eligibility, judging criteria, and other requirements, please review the Rules and Regulations.
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We were blown away by the quality of the articles received. They were incredibly well written and researched, making judging very difficult. We only wish that we had the space to acknowledge more of them.
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